Opie, Janis “Jan” Katherine
Janis “Jan” Katherine Opie passed away Sunday, May 17th, at her brother’s residence in Sonora, CA after a short battle with cancer.
Jan is survived by her sister Sue Opie of Jamestown, brother Jim Opie and Debi Esque of Sonora, nephews and nieces Austin and Brandy Bedford of Fort Lewis WA, Lani and Jeff Sanz of Jamestown, Joe Opie and Madeline Amlin of Sonora, Cody Opie of Sonora, Stephen and Tanya Opie of Sonora, Courtney Opie and Pat Brown of Sonora many great nephews and nieces, numerous cousins, and lifelong friends Laura Zahm of Sonora, Pam Jenkins of Groveland, Carrol Jagger of Sonora, Karen Weisz of Nevada, Denise Nicolini of Sonora, and Janice Wickliff of Jamestown, just to mention a few.
She was preceded in death by her parents James and Pearl Opie.
Terzich & Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
- Date of Death: 05/17/2020
- Age: 64
- Residence: Sonora, CA
- Services: Jan requested to be cremated. Her ashes will be respectfully interned at a private ceremony at St. Anne's Cemetery in Columbia, CA. A celebration of life or protest of her death (whichever is allowed at the time) will be held on August 1, 2020 at 2pm at the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Posse grounds. Prayers and fond memories are appreciated. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Tuolumne County Chapter Red Cross or the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Posse as a memorial in her name.